Modeling by Adam Dormer

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My “Frightning”

by Adam Dormer on December 10, 2012 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Here is my attempt at reproducing the magnificent E.E Lightning F.1. The “Frightning” as it was often called by it’s pilots, is one of my all time fav jets. This is the Airfix 1/48 kit which is probably the most […]



by Adam Dormer on December 9, 2012 in Aviation -- 5 Comments

This is my representation of George Marrett’s “Sock it to ’em” – a A-1J of the 602nd SOS Nakhon Phanom, RTAFB circa 1968/69. Anyone interested in SPAD’s should read George’s book “Cheating Death” which covers his time flying the SPAD […]

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My 1/32 Republic F-105D Thunderchief – “Alice’s Joy”

by Adam Dormer on November 15, 2012 in Aviation -- 3 Comments

I submit for your consideration my Trumpeter (mostly) 1/32 Republic F-105D Thunderchief. “Alice’s Joy” was Col. Jack Broughton’s ride when he was the Vice Wingie at the 355 TFW at Tahkli, Thailand circa 1967. Having read all of Broughton’s books, […]


My JV-44 Dora 9

by Adam Dormer on November 9, 2012 in Aviation -- 1 Comment

This is my 1/32 Hasegawa Fw-190 D9. This was a long term build taking five years. I wanted to have a go at “riveting” and I used the MDC tool. This was a painful and tedious process, but I’m happy […]